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cervicitis

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noun cer·vi·ci·tis \ˌsər-və-ˈsī-təs\

Definition of cervicitis

  1. :  inflammation of the uterine cervix



Origin and Etymology of cervicitis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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cervicitis

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noun cer·vi·ci·tis \ˌsər-və-ˈsīt-əs\

Medical Definition of cervicitis

  1. :  inflammation of the uterine cervix




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